February 16, 2007

Former San Leandro Mayor Ellen Corbett Takes Oath of Office Locally

Former San Leandro Mayor Ellen Corbett was ceremonially sworn into her new position as California State Senator Thursday night February 15, 2007, by friend and California Secretary of State Debra Bowen. The room at the San Leandro Library was packed with family, friends, and supporters, including Alameda County Supervisors Alice Lai-Bitker and Gail Steele, former California State Assemblymember Johan Klehs, and most of the San Leandro City Council and San Leandro School Board. Members of the Hayward City Council, Newark City Council and San Lorenzo School Board were also present.

Former San Leandro Police Chief Bob Maginnis served as host while California State Treasurer and former San Leandro School Board member Bill Lockyer and Fremont City Councilmember Anu Natarajan were among the speakers honoring and congratulating Corbett on her election and appointment as chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Posted by Mike Katz-Lacabe at February 16, 2007 9:14 AM | TrackBack
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